Largest cities in Finland 2018

This statistic shows the ten largest cities in Finland as of December 2018. The largest city in Finland is Helsinki with roughly 648 thousand citizens. Helsinki is the capital of Finland and is located in the south. The second largest city in Finland was Espoo, a city located in the metropolitan region and neighboring Helsinki, which had approximately 284 thousand inhabitants.
The total population of Finland is roughly 5.5 million. Finland is also one of the most sparsely populated countries in Europe. The population is highly concentrated in the southern and southwestern parts of the country. The majority of the population in Finland speaks Finnish but there are also Swedish and Sami-speaking minorities living in the country.

Largest cities in Finland as of December 2018, by number of inhabitants

Number of inhabitants
Helsinki 648,042
Espoo 283,632
Tampere 235,239
Vantaa 228,166
Oulu 203,567
Turku 191,331
Jyväskylä 141,305
Lahti 119,951
Kuopio 118,664
Pori 84,403
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Finland

Survey time period

December 31, 2018

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